ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods in India

The central government has made it mandatory to label all genetically modified foods sold in a packaged form, but the regulation does not specify the tolerance level or the range of products it will cover. Much depends on these factors, including the mechanisms for verifi cation, their cost and the market outcome. Without fine-tuning, the regulation will be hard to enforce, given that the labelling process is costly and complicated.

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